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President Barack Obama will encourage Americans to lead the global economy in clean energy during his speech today in Kresge Auditorium at 12:30 p.m. Obama is pictured here with Governor Patrick during his campaign stop in Boston in February 2008.
Jennifer L. Wong—The Tech
Ernest I. Park ’12, with the MIT Logarhythms, sings “Knock on Wood” by Eddie Floyd at the Greater Boston Invitational Songfest on Saturday night.
Vibin Kundukulam—The Tech
President Barack Obama and Senator John F. Kerry (D-Mass.) exit Air Force One at Logan International Airport on Friday morning minutes prior to arriving on the MIT Campus.
Sam Range—The Tech
Members of the MIT Lightweight Men’s Varsity Crew launch from Pierce Boathouse Sunday before competing in the Head of the Charles. The two-day rowing event is one of the sport’s most celebrated.
Jessica Liu—The Tech
President Barack Obama speaks about his administration’s energy policy and MIT’s Energy Initiative at Kresge Auditorium on Friday. The President started his speech jovially mentioning that MIT hackers had placed his motorcade on Building 10.
Sam Range—The Tech
Members of MIT Crew approach the starting line at the Head of the Charles Sunday during the Women’s Lightweight Eight event. The two-day rowing competition is one of the sport’s most celebrated.
Meng Heng Touch—The Tech
Ryan Breneman ’10 rows for MIT Crew in the Head of the Charles, one of rowing’s most celebrated competitions. The two-day event drew teams from around the world.
Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera
Carlo Guelfi plays Amonasro, and Violeta Urmana plays the title role in Verdi’s Aida.
Sam Range—The Tech
President Barack Obama waves to the cheering crowd in Kresge Auditorium after his introduction by Prof. Ernest J. Moniz, Director of the MIT Energy Initiative, on Friday. The President visited MIT to view laboratories and deliver a speech regarding his administration’s energy policy.
Luke Sharrett–The New York Times
Professor Alexander H. Slocum ’82 presents his research on energy storage to United States President Barack Obama. Slocum explains a system for harnessing excess wind energy. When the wind is not blowing, water flowing into the storage area through a turbine produces electricity. When the wind is blowing, excess power is used to pump water out of the storage area.
Yulei Sun
Nikola B. Otasevic ’12 advances the ball down the pool on Oct. 17 during the men’s water polo game versus Fordham University. MIT lost 7-6.
jessica lin—The Tech
Kevin A. Rustagi ’11 of the The Guitar Knives drums a beat.
Sareena Avadhany—The Tech
Samuel D. Acquah ’12 squares up the ball during the Engineer’s 4-1 win against Elms College on the Steinbrenner Stadium turf Wednesday afternoon.
S. Balaji Mani—The Tech
Jeff Austin of Yonder Mountain String Band plays the mandolin on Oct. 16 at the House of Blues.
Dhaval Adjodah—The Tech
Members of the University of Massachusetts Boston’s Selection Naturelle show off their moves during during ASHASI 2009, MIT’s 10th annual African culture night.
David Chen—The Tech
Lorraine Ling G (left) executes at the MIT Tae Kwon Do tournament held this past Sunday at the Z-Center. The Engineers finished first overall.
Arthur Petron—The Tech
Forward Liz Theurer 10 successfully bounces a kick away from two Wheaton pursuers during a home game on Tuesday. The Engineers ultimately fell to the Lyons 2-0 during the shutout.
S. Balaji Mani—The Tech
Yonder Mountain String Band play to their largest crowd ever in Boston at the House of Blues on Oct. 16.
Oscar A. Viquez Rojas
Nym (Susan C. Flowers ’13, left) and Pistol (Jacob L. Austin-Breneman ’13) plot their revenge against Falstaff during a dress rehearsal of the MIT Shakespeare Ensemble’s rendition of The Merry Wives of Windsor. Performances will take place in La Sala de Puerto Rico Oct. 22–24 and Oct. 29–31 at 8 p.m.
Aaron Sampson—The Tech
Timothy R. Jenks ’13 shoots prone in the 3 position smallbore rifle match against John Jay College of Criminal Justice. The Engineers defeated the Bloodhounds 4453 to 4199.
alice li—The Tech
Audience members place Brian T. Basham ’12 (left, kneeling) and Ryan H. Foote ’11 (right) into impromptu poses during Roadkill Buffet’s “The She Sells Sea Shells by the Sea Show” last Saturday.
feng wu—The Tech
Thomas M. Cervantes ’11 of The Guitar Knives strums the bass during last Friday’s concert at the Student Center.
S. Balaji Mani—The Tech
Yonder Mountain String Band bassist Ben Kaufmann concentrates during “Easy Come Easy Gone” on Oct. 16 at the House of Blues.
jessica lin—The Tech
Acoustic guitarist and songwriter JamesLevi “Levi” M. Schmidt ’10 opened the new concert series “Live! @ the Coffeehouse” on Oct. 16.